Hye-Jin Cho was born in South Korea and began learning the piano at the age of three, studying later at the Yewon Arts School for music prodigies and at Seoul Arts High School. Studying with a full scholarship at Ewha Women’s University, she received her Bachelor of Music in the Department of Arts as valedictorian of her class. Having earned her Master of Music and Artist Diploma in piano at Indiana University where she studied with Menahem Pressler, she is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor under the guidance of Christopher Harding.
Hye-Jin Cho has received top prizes in competitions, including Ewha Women’s University competition, the latter competition giving her the opportunity to play the Chopin F-minor Concerto with the University orchestra. She has appeared as soloist and chamber musician in concerts with the Chuncheon Youth Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Northern Illinois, in the Rising Artist Series at ECC Samsung Hall, and at Indiana University. In the summer of 2015, she played the Mozart G-major Concerto K. 453 on three concerts with the Northern Illinois Chamber Orchestra. She has all Mozart Concerti project with this orchestra.
Hye-Jin Cho is a founding member of Koinonia Trio. Last summer, the trio toured Europe and will tour Asia this coming summer. She is also doing a ‘Schumann piano concert series’ in Freeport, Illinois to support the community.